The newly-appointed Commissioners in Lagos have unfolded their agenda after their 4-day retreat to rejuvenate them for the task ahead.
Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Lagos, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, on Saturday said Lagosians would see a better Lagos as there will be synergy between the Legislative and Executive arms of government.
He made this statement after a four-day retreat for Commissioners, Special Advisers and Permanent Secretaries on how to deliver on the promises of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
In his address, Omotoso said: ‘We are fully armed and ready and Lagosians will see a better Lagos.The retreat is a new springboard to take off by the new cabinet.’
Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Samuel Egube, also in his address after the retreat said Lagos is the gateway to Nigeria and they have made commitment to the people of Lagos and will be judged by it.
’We have learnt a lot of things on how to work together,we will not fail Lagos and Lagos will not fail us.’
Commissioner for Training and Pension, Mrs. Ajibola Yewande Ponnle, said business is not as usual and the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu told them what is expected from them, the important of leadership and why it is relevant for them to serve.
Head of Service in Lagos State, Mr Muri Okunola, told journalists that the interesting part of the four day retreat was when the two former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Babatunde Raji Fashola came in to advise the newly appointed commissioners of Lagos, tutoring them on governance.Mr Okunola also noted that the Speaker Of Lagos House Of Assembly, Honorable Mudashiru Obasa grace the retreat to tell them how to manage the arms of Government, while the Commissioner Of Police in Lagos,Muhazu Zubair came in to give advise on security.